Montana's Home Front World War II

March 1944 in Montana

March 1 – A huge snowfall blocked many rural roads. The Red Cross began a fund-raising drive.

March 3 – One man was killed and two were injured in an explosion during construction of the Northern Pacific Railroad tunnel east of Bozeman.

March 4 – Doolittle Raider David Thatcher was interviewed on a radio program on the Blue Radio network.

March 6 – Two civilians flying an Aeronca trainer were injured after they struck a power line and crashed near Apgar. Minus 16 degrees recorded in Glasgow.

March 14 – A five-year-old Billings boy lost a leg after being run over by a train.

March 19 – A 7th Ferrying Group pilot was killed in the crash of his light bomber at Stockett.

March 24 – A gasoline explosion at a Baker garage destroyed eight cars and caused $40,000 damage.

March 30 – The Montana Hotel in Helena was damaged by fire. All 19 guests were evacuated safely.

March 31 – The old grandstand at Anaconda was destroyed by fire.

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